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Early childhood & kindergarten

More than half of all independent schools in Queensland are either operating or are co-located and affiliated with an early childhood service. 

This helps to provide a smooth transition for those children moving on to Prep at the same school, including a sense of community, strong relationships between kindergarten and Prep teachers, and familiarity and confidence with surroundings, all of which serve to give a child further opportunity for a successful transition.

Independent Schools Queensland provides guidance and support to member schools operating an early childhood service about a range of topics including:

 

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